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Wednesday 16 September 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 16, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tim Raines and Jean-Philippe Viret. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The FBI Story, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Lady Chatterly'S Lover by D.H. Lawrence was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Five Fingers.
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What the sky looked like on 16 September 1959

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Movies

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The FBI Story

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell

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Le chemin des écoliers

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

Starring: Françoise Arnoul, Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Alain Delon

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Five Gates to Hell

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Dolores Michaels, Patricia Owens, Neville Brand, Ken Scott

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Les liaisons dangereuses

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg, Madeleine Lambert

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General Della Rovere

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo, Giovanna Ralli

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Blaulicht

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The Twilight Zone

Written by: Rod Serling

Starring: Rod Serling

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
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Facts:
  • President De Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 16, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Lady Chatterly'S Lover

By: D.H. Lawrence

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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The Thirteenth Apostle

By: Eugene Vale

Los Angeles Times: "This is the stuff of which great novels are made . . . A powerful and significant book."This

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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